Issue 207 • July/August 2001
Art Makes Life
Welcome • Satish Kumar
THE AGE OF ACCESS • Jeremy Rifkin
Can civilization survive with the commercial sphere as the primary mediator of human life?
VISIONARIES • Bernard Lietaer
Complementary currencies can lead us towards a more equitable future.
SOLAR SOLUTIONS • Hermann Scheer
Moving from a fossilized economy to a solar economy.
CHANGE IS IN THE AIR • Jonathan Dimbleby
Sustainable development is not an option; it is the only option.
PHILOSOPHER'S STONE • Peter Marshall
The wedding of alchemy and ecology.
BREAD OF SORROW • Satish Kumar
The act of breadmaking connects us to our ecological roots.
DESIGN REVOLUTION • John Todd
We can all be designers using the natural world as our template.
BEAUTY IS NOT A DIRTY WORD • Lord Richard Rogers
A building without beauty is not architecture; it is a construction.
SENSUAL SIMPLICITY • Oliver Lowenstein
Andy Goldsworthy's work is entwined with the natural world.
THE ART OF GARDENS • Andrew Lawson
Gardeners are the painters and sculptors of the landscape.
WALKING AND CARVING • William Peers
Reaching the end is less important than the journey.
TREE OF LIFE • Jeremy Reed
Carole Berman's art is a triumph of poetic feeling.
ETERNITY NOW • Greg Tricker
Converging towards a doorway to freedom.
THE TEMPLES OF DELIGHT • Satish Kumar & June Mitchell
The Jain temples at Mount Abu.
PENALTIES OF SCALE • Mary Tasker
The small school movement in America.
Swadhyaya devotees transform communities.
Producer responsibility taken to heart.
TB OR NOT TB?
Homoeopathy could be the answer.
ANCIENT RITUALS - NEW MEANING
A Jewish prayer group mourns for Gaia.
The Occasional Didymus • John Moat
Voice From The South • Vandana Shiva
Cutting Edge • George Monbiot
A Sense of Place • Jim Nollman
Poetry • Andrea Hollander Budy
Letters to the Editors
SUFI WISDOM • Nick Pearson
Review of The Illustrated Rumi
BUDDHIST DISCOURSE • Ian Prattis
Review of The Path of Emancipation
CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS • James Wells-Bruges
Review of Contraction and Convergence
A VISION REVISITED • John Lane
Review of William Blake: The Complete Illuminated Books/William Blake: Chambers of Imagination
SOUL LINES • Chris Hall
Review of The Journey of Thomas the Rhymer
VOICE OF A TREE • Eileen Campbell
Review of The Story of Yew
A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY • Richard Douthwaite
Review of The Little Earth Book
A DIFFERENT SORT OF PROGRESS • Margaret Jones
Review of Green Politics and Neo-Liberalism